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Emmy-winning Hoda Kotb is a familiar daily presence to watchers of the fourth hour of “Today,” which she co-hosts with Kathie Lee Gifford. Kotb has also been a correspondent for the newsmagazine “Dateline” since 1998. She has reported on stories from around the globe, including the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the struggle for democracy in Myanmar. She is also the author of the New York Times best-seller “Hoda: How I Survived War Zones, Bad Hair, Cancer and Kathie Lee.” Her second book is “Ten Years Later: Six People Who Faced Adversity and Transformed Their Lives” (Simon & Schuster).

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Hoda Kotb